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How to watch the fireball-fueled Northern Taurid meteor shower peak this week

How to watch the fireball-fueled Northern Taurid meteor shower peak this week

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One of the most unstable meteor showers of the year is dynamic and set to hit a summit of action soon - uplifting news in case you're into seeing fire in the sky. The Southern Taurid and Northern Taurid showers are dynamic now and will in general deliver a great deal of sizzle as fireballs that light up the skies. The Southern Taurid branch has just crested, yet can keep on adding to the general fireball check. The Northern Taurids are relied upon to arrive at most extreme movement Wednesday night and into the next morning, as per the American Meteor Society, or AMS. The Taurids are delivered when Earth floats through a haze of flotsam and jetsam gave up by Comet 2P/Encke around this time every year. Little lumps of residue may be seen wrecking in our upper climate as "shooting ...